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The Economist - Everything's gone Blu

The Economist writes: "IT HAD a green ogre and gang of huge shape-shifting robots on its side-but that was not enough to ensure victory for HD DVD, one of two rival high-definition video-disc formats fighting to become the successor to the DVD. On January 4th Warner Bros, a big Hollywood studio that had backed both HD DVD and the rival standard, Blu-ray, said it would drop its support for HD DVD from June 1st. This tips the balance decisively in favour of the Blu-ray camp (see chart). "Game over," said one analyst; HD DVD would now "die a quick death", predicted another. Blu-ray's triumph seems almost inevitable."

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SacT0wnF1n3st3627d ago

Everything's gone blu cuz it's the best move.

XBREAK3FIXME3627d ago

MANY OTHER STUDIOS WILL FOLLOW IN WARNER'S FOOT STEPS! HD-DVD WAS DEAD FROM THE START AND IT CAN NOW OFFICIALLY BE CALLED BETA MAX 2.0!

jaja14343627d ago

Seriously this is getting old. We all know that BR is the next format so why is it necessary to print every single article that fills the inter-blag on this site.

BR won, great we know what the buy, so for the love of god can we get back to posting about games...

deeznuts3627d ago

Hmm, I'm surprised the economist jumped into this. The Economist is a hugely respected periodical of note.

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